Tag Archives: nexus pro

New Features in Nexus and Nexus Professional 1.4


October 28, 2009 By
Brian Fox

The Nexus Professional 1.4 release offers a wide array of features Proxy Repository Browsing – With Nexus 1.4, the local cache and logical index views have been separated into separate tabs. We found that the previous single tab with a combo box to select the source was confusing. Publishing Web Sites to Nexus Professional – […]

Continue reading...

Searching Central Just Got Easier with Nexus


October 16, 2009 By
Tim O'Brien

We’ve made a small, but important change to the front page of http://repository.sonatype.org.    (You might recognize the design.) Searching the Central Maven Repository Just Got Easier from Sonatype on Vimeo. To search for an library or an artifact: Go to http://repository.sonatype.org Type in an artifact or group identifier, a class name, or a checksum. Press […]

Continue reading...

Using Staging Repositories for Deployment in Nexus


June 17, 2009 By
Brian Demers

For a number of reasons you might want to require your developers to use a staging repository.    Staged software releases in Nexus Professional are the best way to enable your development team to push a release to an artifact repository such as Nexus while providing management and quality assurance with a way to test and […]

Continue reading...

What is a Repository Manager?


April 6, 2009 By
Tim O'Brien

Download “Introduction to Repository Management” as a PDF What is a Repository Manager? A proxy for remote repositories which caches artifacts saving both bandwidth and time required to retrieve a software artifact from a remote repository, and A host for internal artifacts providing an organization with a deployment target for software artifacts. In addition to […]

Continue reading...

What is an Artifact Repository?


April 3, 2009 By
Tim O'Brien

Download “Introduction to Repository Management” as a PDF Introduction While many developers have adopted Maven as a build tool, most have yet to understand the importance of maintaining a repository manager both to proxy remote repositories and to manage and distribute software artifacts. This document defines repository and repository management, providing context for developers interested […]

Continue reading...

Installing Nexus on a Solaris Zone


March 12, 2009 By
Brian Fox

I recently setup a Nexus Pro instance on a Solaris zone for Apache. The ASF infra team requests documentation for any production instance to assist in maintenance down the road. I captured every step of the process from setting up the users, installing Nexus, hooking it into SMF (Solaris’s inet.d replacement), to configuring mod_proxy and […]

Continue reading...

Repository Management with Nexus Updated for 1.3.0


March 10, 2009 By
Tim O'Brien

The Nexus book has been updated for the Nexus 1.3.0 release. Of particular interest in this update: Mapping External Roles to Nexus Roles Nexus Logging Configuration Selecting Mirrors for Proxy Repositories Configuring Mirrors for Hosted Repositories Installing a Nexus Pro License …and we have a new cover. Read “Repository Management with Nexus” Online, and then […]

Continue reading...

Interview Transcript: New Nexus Features + Future of Maven


March 4, 2009 By
Tim O'Brien

For those of you who prefer the printed word over the audio from Brian’s interview, this is the full transcript for Brian’s interview about Nexus, Nexus Pro, and Maven from last week. In this interview, Brian mentions Nexus Pro, to download a free evaluation of Nexus Professional, go to href=”http://www.sonatype.com/products/nexus”>the Nexus Product Page and click […]

Continue reading...